Steel-blue Whydah
Vidua hypocherina
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The steel-blue whydah is endemic to northeast Africa. It parasitizes the black-faced and black-cheeked waxbills. The upper bird was seen at Ndutu, courtesy of Siegfried Woldhek; the 2nd row bird was seen on the Asogati Plain (4-06); the left 3rd row bird, in Tarangire (6-18); and the right 3rd row, Usa River (7-18); 4th row, Seronera (3-09); and the lower bird is courtesy of Paul Oliver; click it to see five enlargements.
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-19 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Colin Beale, Paul Oliver, Siegfried Woldhek

Last Update this page: 7-20-19